Oregon Plants

Agriculture and forestry are both important parts of Oregon's economy. Today's images show the beauty of a few of the plants that Oregon produces.

Lavender grows particularly well in the maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest. At the Oregon Lavender Farm near Oregon City, over 25 acres are in production. Located at the end of the Oregon Trail, the farm enjoys views of three Cascade peaks, including Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, pictured here. Photo by Janet Loughrey

Lavender grows particularly well in the maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest. At the Oregon Lavender Farm near Oregon City, over 25 acres are in production. Located at the end of the Oregon Trail, the farm enjoys views of three Cascade peaks, including Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, pictured here. Photo by Janet Loughrey

Sprinklers create a fog like effect when they splash off the Douglas Fir trees in the morning sun at Columbia Park in Portland. Photo by Jerry Makare

Sprinklers create a fog like effect when they splash off the Douglas Fir trees in the morning sun at Columbia Park in Portland. Photo by Jerry Makare

Picking grapes on a farm near Oregon City. Photo by Dan Sadowsky

Picking grapes on a farm near Oregon City. Photo by Dan Sadowsky